These informal idioms can be used either about yourself or about a third person.
- I’m fed up (to the back teeth) with trying to live on such a small wage.
- I’m at my wits’ end trying to keeps things in order. ( wits: intelligence, brain)
- I’ve had it up to here with this organisation!
These informal idioms are generally used about other people.
- Your boss will have/throw a fit when he finds out you forgot to reply to those letters.
( You can also say: go off the deep end / go spare/ do his nut/ blow a fuse.)
These less informal idioms describe other people’s anger and are based on the word “blood”.
- If someone’s blood is up, they are very angry or excited and may react in a violent way.
- If you are after someone’s blood, you want to catch them in order to hurt or punish them.
- If you are out for blood, You are determined to find someone to attack or blame for something bad that has happened.
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